3 of the best therapeutic destinations in India

first_imgWe all look forward to weekends. No matter how much we love our respective professions, the daily hard work does take a toll on our mental and physical well being. We often get so busy working that we forget living (read healthy living). This is the reason why each one of us should consider going on a sojourn that leaves us feeling rejuvenated. And most importantly, kickstarts a healthy way of living. This is what we would like to call, travelling for health. Also read: Travelling helps increase sex drive, lose weight We know that it’s not as simple as it sounds. One needs to know the right place to go to. We have compiled a list of the finest detox retreats in the country to make your choice simpler.Ananda in the Himalayas, UttarakhandPicture courtesy: Ananda in the Himalayas There’s hardly any other resort in this country that takes wellbeing more seriously. Located at the foothills of the Himalayas, this spa resort sits quietly in the middle of a sal forest, overlooking the holy town of Rishikesh and River Ganga. Calling itself a destination spa, the property is spread across an area of 100 acres within Maharaja’s Palace Estate. With a serene environment and untouched natural surroundings, Ananda offers experiences that integrates the traditional techniques of ayurveda, yoga and vedanta, dedicated towards promoting a healthy of living. Even the food offered in this resort is healthy, organic and plays a vital role in restoring balance between the mind and body, and harmonising energy. The resort keeps organises special workshops with visiting masters from different parts of the world, who are experts in different areas of holistic wellbeing. From May 1-22, renowned wellness expert Jivatma will be the visiting master in the resort.advertisementFor reservations, visit: www.anandaspa.comSomatheeram Ayurveda Resort, KeralaPicture courtesy: Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort  Somatheeram is a pioneer in the field of health resorts in India. At a time when this hospitality concept was still unheard of, Somatheeram opened its doors to travellers as the world’s first ayurveda resort. With more than two decades of experience, this resort’s expertise lies in providing traditional ayurvedic treatments. Enhancing the treatments is the location of this resort — set within 15 acres of greenery, the resort is perched on a hillock, just nine kilometres away from the famous Kovalam Beach. Those suffering from rheumatic diseases, arthritis, paralysis and other ailments can visit this resort for curative treatments and therapies using natural ingredients. The resort is known to follow the ancient science of treatments with well-known ayurvedic therapies, including Pizhichil, Dhara and Vasthi, among others.For reservations, visit: somatheeram.inAshiyana: Yoga and Spa Village, GoaPicture courtesy: Ashiyana: Yoga and Spa Village  There can’t be anything better than to begin a healthy way of living in the country’s most favourite beach destination, Goa. Set amidst the rich flora and fauna of this tropical haven, Ashiyana aims at teaching its guests the way of joyful living, through the ancient wisdom of yoga therapy, customised for individual needs. The resort looks at providing treatments for some of the most common ailments, including stress, obesity, diabetes, insomnia, digestive disorders, heart diseases and so on. The best part about this place is that a person is only customised treatment is provided, so that individual attention is given to a particular body type and its ailments.For reservations, visit: www.ashiyana-yoga-goa.comlast_img read more